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Concern: National Industrialization
Post Date: July 20, 2018

AGHAM Unites with the People in Demanding Genuine Development in Duterte’s SONA

AGHAM-Advocates of Science and Technology for the People unites with the Filipino people in resisting the anti-people policies of the Duterte government, which has enabled the plunder of our environment and the privatization of strategic industries crucial to sustaining a progressive national eco

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Post Date: June 20, 2018

Experts demand transparency over govt’s island rehab activities

Experts were in agreement that the environmental degradation of the Boracay Island has been a long-standing problem exacerbated by the anarchic entry of its tourist establishments, and that transparency was needed in the ongoing rehabilitation of Boracay as well as other tourist spots in the coun

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Concern: Plight of Filipino Scientists
Post Date: June 11, 2018

Stop Harassing NGO workers, Free Ben and Rita!

Activist scientist group AGHAM condemns the deceitful and unwarranted transfer of detained development workers Ben Quilloy and Rita Espinoza by Bayugan police from Camp Crame where they were incarcerated since October 2017 to a yet undetermined location in Agusan del Sur.

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Concern: Environment
Post Date: May 2, 2018

Scientists’ Group AGHAM calls for a participatory and comprehensive approach in the Bora rehab

AGHAM – Advocates of Science and Technology for the People calls for a transparent, participative and scientific approach in the rehabilitation of Boracay Island.

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Concern: Food Security and Self-Sufficiency
Post Date: March 1, 2018

Charter Change will worsen food insecurity - scientist group

Charter Change will worsen food insecurity - scientist group

Charter change will intensify the rice crisis and worsen the already stunted local agriculture

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Concern: Food Security and Self-Sufficiency
Post Date: February 9, 2018

Rice importation will not resolve the chronic crisis under a liberalized rice industry

Scientist group AGHAM slams the Duterte government’s band aid solution to the rice crisis, saying that the problem will not be resolved under a liberalized rice industry.

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: February 8, 2018

Tanggal Bulok, Tanggal Usok: short-sighted and anti-commuter

We at AGHAM - Advocates of Science and Technology for the People slam the Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (i-ACT) for blindly and prematurely implementing its jeepney phaseout scheme despite offering no clear alternatives for both jeepney drivers and commuters.

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Concern: National Industrialization
Post Date: January 24, 2018

Local scientists very capable to do scientific research if given government support - scientist group

AGHAM - Advocates of Science and Technology for the People denounces Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque’s statement that no Filipinos can do scientific research at the Benham Rise.

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: January 9, 2018

​Duterte’s coal tax a burden to power consumers

Scientist group AGHAM - Advocates of Science and Technology for the People slammed the coal tax included in the Duterte administration's tax reform program, saying it will result to higher electricity costs despite maintaining business-as-usual coal pollution.

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Concern: Public Utilities
Post Date: December 12, 2017

Position Paper on the PUV Modernization Program

AGHAM – Advocates of Science and Technology for the People believes that efficient and affordable, safe, reliable, efficient, clean transport services is a public utility which the government has the obligation to provide.

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